Accident Eurocopter AS 350B3 Ecureuil XB-TPL, Monday 4 September 2023
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Date:Monday 4 September 2023
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Eurocopter AS 350B3 Ecureuil
Owner/operator:Transportadora de Gas Natural de la Huasteca
Registration: XB-TPL
MSN: 7453
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:La Higuera, Tuxpan, Jalisco -   Mexico
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Colima Airport (CLQ/MMIA)
Destination airport:Colima Airport (CLQ/MMIA)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
During flight at low altitude, the helicopter hit power lines causing a loss of control and impact in a corn field.
The pilot and three passengers died and the helicopter was destroyed. The helicopter belonged to a natural gas pipeline operator.



Revision history:

05-Sep-2023 05:52 harro Added
05-Sep-2023 05:54 harro Updated
05-Sep-2023 06:23 gerard57 Updated
05-Sep-2023 07:59 Aerossurance Updated
07-Sep-2023 05:47 Anon. Updated
15-Sep-2023 06:55 harro Updated

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